In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine número de votantesmasculine número de asistentesthere was a high/low turnout — votó/asistió mucha/poca gente
- The aim of the MP who imposed the postal vote upon Yorkshire, was to increase the abysmal turnout from previous elections.
- He predicted a high turnout at the general election.
- She said the voter turnout in the coming elections would be between 50 per cent and 60 per cent at the most.
- This year's federal election had a turnout of only some 60 per cent of eligible voters.
- Election turnout was 62 percent of registered voters, up some 5 percent from the 2000 state election.
- More than 10 million Floridians are eligible to vote and all the signs pointed to a high turnout, election officials said, reflecting the mood in the rest of the country.
- With three strong candidates in the running, many backroom organizers are predicting a heavy turnout for the election.
- Remember, the turnout at the general election two years ago was just 59 percent.
- In Germany, general election voter turnout on Sundays is traditionally well above 80%.
- At 60.5 percent of registered voters, the turnout in Monday's election was the lowest in Canadian history.
- In recent times, the voter turnout in elections has hovered around 50 percent, with young voters in particular staying away in droves.
- Voter turnout for Legislative Council elections was 53 per cent in 1998 but only 44 per cent in 2000.
- The voter turnout of this election was at 60 percent.
- Voter turnout for the 2000 election was about 34 per cent.
- The voter turnout at the last election was 63.31 per cent.
- Election turnout would be increased if citizens were convinced their vote would make a difference.
- He expects a big turnout in the elections following the events of last year.
- From 53 per cent in the 1996 elections the turnout of women voters increased to 58 per cent in 1998.
- That was why the 2001 general election had the lowest turnout since 1918.
- The last general election saw the lowest turnout since universal suffrage was introduced.
2masculine aspecto (personal)masculine atuendo
- The road over Wolf Creek Pass was originally a single-lane road with short widened sections for turnouts to allow for passing.
- The other challenge with this section is a major lack of turnouts for passing, combined with blind turns that hide people coming the other way.
4British(clearout)feminine limpieza generalwe had a turnout — hicimos limpieza general
5US(junction)masculine crucemasculine crucemasculine empalmemasculine entronque Latin America
- At a turnout by the road skirting the bay, I got out.
- At least the track chart schematically showed the position of the turnouts and the lengths of each track.
- With so many turnouts under RU's control, considerable maintenance could be avoided with this change.
- There are more than 50 turnouts and, I would guess, about eight miles of track in total.
- Look out over spectacular valley views from one of several roadside turnouts - on a clear day, you can see forever.
- At present, there's little more than a marker at a turnout from the road that runs along the broad Columbia River near a spot that was called Station Camp.
- We went to certain turnouts on the way up the road.
- The Southern Railway has always prided itself in its turnout and kept the rack section running despite the revenue deficit.
6US(passing place)apartadero masculine
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